Christensen Group Insurance Open Role


Sales Internship: 2024

Posted on
Jan 25, 2024

As a Sales Intern you will be responsible for assisting and completing tasks and projects as assigned by the Sales team, while gaining valuable insight on the Insurance industry. You will have the opportunity to gain career development skills by having a hands-on experience in your desired career of interest.  CG's sales internship will provide you with real world business, risk management and insurance experience through an immersive shadowing experience with our Sales team.

Full Time
Eden Prairie

Job details


We believe in creating a safe and open learning environment for all employees. This means employees are encouraged to be curious, seek insurance designations to deepen insurance knowledge and be challenged with new growth opportunities.

The Intern role allows an individual to gain Insurance experience by working on projects and tasks as needed during the summer employment. During these weeks you will have the opportunity to participate, learn, and ask questions about the production side of the business including sales and client meetings, carrier meetings and trainings, etc.

Core Duties and Expectations

· Support prospective efforts, including preparing presentations, note-taking and post-meeting summaries

· Assist in preparing information and research materials

· Manage Salesforce database and other prospecting tools (i.e. Linked In)

· Research and gather documentation to support lead generation and client retention

· Support event planning and execution

· Attend sales meetings to learn and assist with follow-up items

· Attend carrier and vendor meetings to build industry network and gain industry knowledge

· Accept special assignments as directed by the Sales team

· Create and maintain a positive work environment  

· Work openly and constructively with team members to reinforce the importance of delivering an efficient, effective, and high-quality work product

· Represent Christensen Group in the greatest professional and ethical manner possible

Job requirements

· Undergraduates who have completed or are starting their senior year

· Self-Motivated individual who has an entrepreneurial approach when faced with new tasks and assignments  

· Aptitude to learn quickly and efficiently

· Ability to work in a team setting

· Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas

· Microsoft Office experience (strong math and Excel background)

· Detail-oriented

· Ability to multitask, organize, and prioritize work responsibilities

· Ability to network and grow ones connections

· Excellent communication skills – verbal and written

Who is Christensen Group?

Founded in 1952 and 100% employee-owned, Christensen Group is the largest locally owned, independent insurance and employee benefits agency in Minnesota. At Christensen Group, we treat our employees like people. We care about our clients; we care about the carrier partners and we care about one another; professionally and personally. We’re committed to understanding the businesses we serve and finding solutions that enable those businesses to grow. As an employee, that means you are constantly learning and developing through on-the-job experiences to best serve your clients.

Learn more about us

Employee owned

An important part of our compensation package is the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). This is one of the best retirement plans around — and is provided to all employees. Be sure to ask us all about ESOPs and we would be happy to explain the ins and outs.

On-site amenities

Most people spend the majority of their adult lives at their workplace — and we know that burning some energy is important during the day. Our new office gives you access to a fitness center, a personal trainer, a golf simulator, a raquetball court, walking treadmill desks and an event center.

Comprehensive benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package. The benefit programs offered reflect our commitment to keeping our staff healthy and secure. We understand that your situation is unique, so our benefits package can be molded and shaped by you to fit your needs.